Rip Curl GromSearch LEUS is happy to announce a partnership with the Rip Curl GromSearch contest series. With over 2,000 competitors surfing across seven international territories, the series reaches far and wide searching for top junior talent. Former competitors include current WSL Championship Tour stars; Gabriel Medina, Kolohe Andino, Felipe Toledo, Owen Wright, Jordy Smith, Matt Wilkinson, Tyler Wright, Stephanie Gilmore, and Sally Fitzgibbons.

“We’re happy to support the groms and be the official towel of the Rip Curl GromSearch series,” says LEUS Global Sales and Marketing Director Scott Huffman. “This next generation rippers inspire us to go out and surf more, and some of the best surfers in the world today have kicked off their careers in the GromSearch,” he adds.

“We’re extremely stoked to join forces with LEUS for the Rip Curl GromSearch,” says Rip Curl Senior VP of Sales and Marketing Dylan Slater. “The fun and youthful vibe of the brand will no doubt elevate the experience for all the groms!"

The North America Rip Curl GromSearch series kicks off June 3-4 at Huntington Beach Pier and culminates with the national finals to be held this fall in Santa Cruz, CA. For a full schedule of events, head over to